What’s Happening at the Botanical Conservatory in July


 Yoga in the Garden

Wednesdays, July 3 – July 31, 5:30-6:30 pm (No Class July 10)

The practice of yoga is a wonderful way to build strength and flexibility, reduce stress, and enhance general well-being. Taught by certified yoga instructor and world traveler Lanah K. Hake, these classes are for all levels and are tailored to fit the ability level of the individual.

Foster Park Golf Course, 85 years

Shoaff Park Golf Course, 55 years

McMillen Park Golf Course, 50 years


To commemorate over 80 years of municipal golf in Fort Wayne, longtime patron Kenny Rodewald hit a beautiful shot off the first tee at Foster Park Golf Course today. Rodewald has been playing golf at Foster for 75 years, since he was four years old. Parks & Recreation Director Al Moll and Golf Professional Rick Hemsoth joined Rodewald to announce the anniversaries of all the City golf courses. Foster Park Golf Course is 85 years old this year, Shoaff Park Golf Course is 55 years old and McMillen Park Golf Course is 50 years old.



Mayor Tom Henry and Parks & Recreation Director Al Moll kicked off the 16th year of the Lifetime Sports Academy today at McMillen Park. Lifetime Sports Academy Co-Chair Jerry Fox, Academy Supervisor Tom Hogan, Golf Professional Rick Hemsoth, participants and supporters of LSA joined the Mayor and Director Moll in encouraging the crowd of youth at opening day to stay active and participate in the seven week program as often as possible.

Buckner Park Public Input Meeting


The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department is applying for a Land and Water Conservation grant to make improvements to Buckner Park. The public is invited to provide input on the proposed improvements at the next meeting of the Board of Park Commissioners at 4 pm on Thursday, June 20, 2013.

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